## samsam_9826 3 years ago FRACTION WORD PROBLEM: Cynthia has 1 1/2 containers of juice. Each smaller container holds 2/5 as much as a large container. How many small containers can she fill?

1. bloodrain

i think thts right but i have problems with stuff like this so idk if ur really right o_o sorry

2. samsam_9826

Its fine, if someone else got the same answer I'm pretty sure it must be right..

3. HelpMeWithThis!

Well, don't you have to convert both fractions to an equal denominator to be able to see how many 2/5 could go into 1 1/2?

4. sauravshakya

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5. samsam_9826

I'm pretty sure thats only for addition and subtraction of fractions,, when you divide you just multiply the inverse of the second fraction

6. samsam_9826

OOOOOH, my bad it would be 3 small containers and 3/4 of another small one... right ?

7. HelpMeWithThis!

Oh, you're correct. My bad :P

8. HelpMeWithThis!

It's actually 3 1/2

9. samsam_9826

Haha, fraction word problems ALWAYS mess me up O.o

10. sauravshakya

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11. samsam_9826

Okay, thanks guys, I got it now (:

12. sauravshakya

welcome